KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez homered early, then drove in the tiebreaking run in the eighth and the Kansas City Royals ended their seven-game losing streak Sunday, rebounding for a 6-4 victory against Washington. Craig Stammen took the loss and was part of a shaky defense that led to the Nationals' first loss in six road outings.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis had two hits and collected his 118th RBI, and the Baltimore Orioles hit three home runs in a 10-3 rout of the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. J.J. Hardy, Nick Markakis and Nate McLouth connected for the Orioles, who took two of three from Oakland.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Tight end Visanthe Shiancoe has been cut by the Baltimore Ravens, less than one month after joining the team as a free agent. Shiancoe signed on July 28 after the Ravens lost tight end Dennis Pitta with a dislocated and fractured hip.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have signed free agent offensive lineman Travelle Wharton. Wharton played the first eight seasons of his NFL career with the Panthers after being selected by the team in the third round of the 2004 draft.
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